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Database Assistant

Date Posted: 2020-02-18 06:40:52
Company Name Care International In Zimbabwe
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    IT / Telecommunications
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    Mid Level
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Mwenezi, Mwenezi, Zimbabwe
Company Description
CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to a severe regional drought. After establishing a drought mitigation program, CARE began longer term developmental programs with local partners in building small dams, strengthening local microfinance institutions, and launching projects to assist small businesspersons in the rural areas.

CARE Zimbabwe’s overall goal is to empower disadvantaged and poor households to meet their basic needs. Programs promote sustainable livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people.

The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support to vulnerable communities in remote locations of the targeted provinces. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the positions posted below, which will be filled upon confirmation of funding availability for the project .

Job Description
The incumbent will be responsible for designing and developing data management application software systems, data collection, processing and dissemination for the Project.

Key duties and Responsibilities:
•    Assesses database needs in collaboration with the Project  Manager
•    Develops and creates relational management database systems using object oriented software programming languages, that is, C# (Sharp), SQL (Structured Query Language).
•    Updates knowledge of tools used to organize and store data.
•    Designs, coordinates, troubleshoot database security systems to safeguard project information.
•    Sets up a user friendly database systems structure for organising the data and pre-testing the system to eliminate bugs and errors
•    Sets up data storage facilities, back-ups and restoration and ensures the database is secured and protected.
•    Develops and formats Program M&E Data Collection Tools, such as beneficiary registration, surveys and output monitoring tools
•    Develops and supports mobile application systems for project data collection surveys and monitoring
•    Establishes needs of users and monitors user access and security 
•    Monitors performance parameters to provide fast query responses to users (PM. Project Manager, DCCs)
•    Ensures full functionality of computerised mobile data collection systems and providing support to users
•    Generates analysis reports from the database and submits to the Technical Team Leader
•    Develops reports and reporting tools for Project Manager and M&E Assistants
•    Ensures that IASC core principles and Safeguarding standards are met and maintained accordingly.

Work/Educational Requirements

•    Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science/Information Systems/Statistics
•    3 years working experience in database design, data collection and analysis
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Analytical thinker who pays attention to detail
•    Strong computer skills

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Job Deadline : Expired

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